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Goose # 30 last for the season
After killing goose number 29 yesterday (6 for the season), I decided to give it one more day before ending the season.
at 8 am this single flew in
a good shot at 30 yards put him down
Chase had no idea this was to be the last goose of the season. He brought in the goose like a champ.
Right on Paul! Thanks for sharing your goose hunts. Quite a bit different than most of the other hunts we read about and we here on the Bowsite.
The end to a very successful goose season, with bow and arrow. This last goose makes it 30 geese in the last 5 years. Seven for me this year and one for Will (OTC Will).
Truck packed and heading home. Will make lots of goose jerky.
One interesting fact was that the 5 remaining geese that came to the decoys were all singles this last week. Looking for their mate, most likely.
See you next goose season if not before on another hunting adventure.
my best, Paul
Greats thread Paul. How is goose to eat? I have never tried it but may try to hunt them for the first time this year.
Thanks Nick, I hope to head down your way next January to chase the gray ghost again. Might be a good story in the future.
How is goose to eat" OK!
Sunday night's dinner will be goose. Here is one way to cook it.
I take both goose breast and slice it into three thin piece. The cut is parallel to the cutting board. I then marinate the meat with Kraft Catalina rich and tangy dressing for 24 hrs.
Cooking consists of fast grilling, to med rare.
Serve with potatoes, vegetables, and red wine.
You just had to get the one more hunt in:)!
Nicely done Paul!
Very nice work and good shooting. Hunt
Mark, I blame it on the cabin fever that seems to be going around this days. Yea, at least until turkey season starts, then everyone feels better.
Hunt, speaking of nice work, ie, your Alaska trip. Good going. Re-sighting in the single pin MGS made a big difference.
Congrats! Good practice for turkey hunting.
Craig, excellent practice for long beards. I plan on using my recurve bow again for the toms.
Hope all is well up there in the Cowboy State.
Congratulations Paul & Chase... excellent!!!
JK and GB, thanks. having fun as usual and with Chase, a special fun for sure.
my best, Paul
I have the perfect property for doing this and never even thought about doing it . Thanks Paul . This year going to give it a try . Say Hi to Chase for me .
Good work Paul & Chase, thanks again for taking us along!
If you want a good Goose Pastrami recipe let me know, it's from another Bowsiter but I know he be would happy I shared it...and it's good!
That looks awesome and delicious!
Terrine's fellas, terrines. Learn how to make them and your turkeys and geese will change the way people think about them.
sitO that looks yummy!
Paul, again way to go!
Here I thought you were all wrapped up a couple of weeks ago. Great stuff, as usual. Now I am just trying to think where I could set up for some archery geese myself next year. :)
Thanks Paul. You're having too much fun! Believe it or not, we still have 15 geese here hanging around some open water below a dam. Must be cold when it's 25 below, feathers or not!
Swampy, Do it and then share the hunt with us.
SitO. I sent you my email for the recipe
Sage, I looked that up, ie,Terrien, looks interesting
Mt Man, Thanks
Iowa Archer, hard to stop hunting with a season still in progress.
Bear Track, I believe you. They do make -20 degree sleeping bags. Must be eating old moss to survive.
It is now snowing out up to 6 inch so far. glad I took down the blind and stored the decoys. Got to crank up the snowblower in the morning.
My best, Paul
Looks like I might have to buy a camera and learn how to operate a computer better . At sixty two this stuff is new to me . Been in the wood's to long I guess . LOL
Great way to end the season Paul!
Very nice, Paul!! Good following your posts, as always!
Hey Duke, I checked out your game photos. Love the one with your boy holding your bow, and with his fur hat on, ie, the turkey pic.
OR, did he actually kill that tom????
I got to say, that is one good looking black lab. Excellent head.
Mt. man's Link
BK, here is Chase with his very first duck at the age of 6 months. Man, that was 6 1/2 years ago.
Hey Paul have you seen this video? I just had a friend share it with me.
I have now.
And they didn't even ask me to tag along.
Great fun and well done.
Paul, some of your geese flew into the lake in front of my house today. They'll be making some new targets for you in about 6 weeks.
Very nice Paul. Thanks for sharing.
Wow does it get any better. No it don't not even with P and Y bucks either. Special bond man and his best friend his hunting dog and then add bow and waterfowl. It tops it all off. Thanks for taking us along.
Labs are the best! Very nice, Paul!
BT, I thought the ice on your lake did not melt until May.
Thanks for the heads up as I will be looking for them.
My best, Paul
Great post Paul! Man, that is one great looking Lab:-)
We had a big south wind and assume they thought they'd sail here just to find a foot of snow and no open water. End of April is early ice out and May 5-10, average ice out.
I just turned 25# of goose and duck meat into Jerky and when done, I was curious what the protein level might be compared to WT deer. I like taking jerky on my long elk hunting trips. Here is what I found for 3 oz of meat.
WT deer meat:
All in the ball park being similar.. Looking forward being on the mountain side elk hunting and taking a break with a stick of goose/duck jerky in hand.
my best, Paul
Best of luck to you Paul!